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The Pop ‘n’ Stop Trade

The Pop ‘n’ Stop Trade allows you to take advantage of a sudden price breakout from a tight range. There is the danger of missing the breakout and entering the trade too late. The price breakout may be prompted by a news release, rising volumes, or at the opening of the market.What is the Pop ‘n’ Stop trading strategy?

With the Pop ‘n’ Stop strategy, you look for the price breaking above its price range by a big margin, “popping out.” It is followed by a small stop and then a stronger uptrend may continue. “It pops then stops.” After the brief pause, it is not guaranteed that the price will keep rising, so it’s vital that you look out for other signals that confirm the bearish trend. Also, watch out for rejection bar candle patterns like a pin bar formation. You place tight limit orders and profit take levels, as it’s easy for the price level to get exhausted quickly.

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